Fall Camping Promotion! Autumn is here with beautiful days and cool evenings. Strap on a new Marathon military watch and get out into the great outdoors! Take along these three gifts to make sure you are well equipped: An official Canadian Toque aka watch cap (NSN: 8405-21-891-3611) a Marathon outdoor stainless steel KFS (knife, fork, and […]
The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) promotes horology. This weekend, they are having a sale on extra books from their library as well as tools and parts: Up to 25% off sale on selected items in NAWCC’s eBay store. Be sure to check it out. If you are not already a member, […]
Check out our new category of horological miscellany! From time to time I come across new old stock plates, shipping cases, and other interesting items that related to horology in one way or another. These are often fun and useful bits of history that you won’t find anywhere else.
Extended by popular demand! Buy $100 in new Marathon Watch products (watches and/or accessories) and get a free logo watchcap (aka toque) and patch. It’s getting cold out! Get yours today!
I started selling Marathon navigators in the 1990s and am always impressed with the way the company continues to expand on its product line and come out with new and improved product. The latest addition to the product line are the general purpose field watches in stainless steel cases. They have introduced both the General Purpose […]
My wife and I recently returned from our annual visit to Marathon Watch Co. and learned of some exciting developments. It’s always a pleasure to make this visit to their offices in Toronto, Canada. We have a long relationship with Marathon that started in the 1990s. We have sold their watches longer than any other authorized […]
Some of you may know it’s been a challenging 2 months due to my father’s sudden diagnosis at the end of January with a very aggressive brain tumor (Glioblastoma Multiform). After an extremely courageous and determined battle, Dr. James L. Hooper, my Dad, is now at peace. Dad was an integral part of Windy City Watch […]
Receive a free Marathon Toque (aka Watchcap) with every new Marathon Watch purchase of $200 or more! See blog entry for details. While supplies last!
Welcome and thanks for visiting my vintage watches, military watches and marine chronometers web site! Please be sure to add this vintage timepieces site to your “bookmarks”. My background: I am an active member of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC) since 1988 and the Society for Military Horologists. Some of my watches and bands appeared […]